Houston, Texas – April 25, 2018 – Texas Black Expo, Inc. (TBE), producers of the largest African American tradeshow and festival in the south, will host its annual College Fair as part of the TBE Summer Celebration. The event takes place Saturday, June 9th at the George R. Brown Convention Center, with sessions starting at 9:30 a.m.
The TBE College Fair will feature representatives from 40 colleges and universities from around Texas and across the country. The list of participating schools includes:
|Alabama A&M University||Houston Community College||Norfolk University||Texas College|
|Albany State University||Howard University||North Carolina A&T University||Texas Southern University|
|Alcorn State University||Huston Tillotson University||Paul Quinn College||Tougaloo College|
|Clark Atlanta University||Interactive College of Technology||Philander Smith College||Tuskegee University|
|Coppin State University||Jackson state University||Prairie View A&M University||University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff|
|Culinary Institute LeNotre||Jarvis Christian College||South Carolina State University||Virginia State University|
|Dillard University||Mississippi Valley State University||Southern University and A&M College||Wilberforce University|
|Fisk University||University of Houston Downtown||Stillman College||Wiley College|
|Florida A&M University||Morehouse College||Talladega College||Xavier University|
|Grambling State University||Morgan State University||Tennessee State University||café’ college Houston|
In addition to the College Fair and Career Sessions, a panel discussion titled “HBCU, PWI, Community College: Making the Right Choice,” will take place on the main Expo stage. During this discussion, the pros and cons of attending a Historically Black College or University, a predominantly white institution or a community college.
This year’s Expo will feature more programs and resources to empower and give back to local businesses, artists and youth. All events are free to the public and made possible through the help of sponsors like Wells Fargo, KPRC Channel 2, Texas Southern University (TSU) and Forward Times Publishing.
National Sales Network presents – Sales Careers 9:30 AM
National Association of Accountants presents – Accounting Careers 9:30 AM
Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce Presents – Entrepreneurship 101 10:30 AM
Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals presents – Aviation Careers 10:30 AM
Houston Lawyers Association presents – Legal Careers 11:30 AM
National Society of Black Engineers presents – Engineering Careers 11:30 AM